Can’t get elected as a city councillor in The Soo?1 If you’re a carpenter by trade, why not test out a buy-and-refurbish affordable housing scheme?
One benefit of a little risk-taking, when Luke Dufour finally got elected to council on his third try, was that he had proved out his scheme and the city has adopted it as a pilot project.
Target occupants? Working poor who would like own, rather than rent, their housing.
See more on how it works at TVO: One Ontario City’s Innovative Approach To Affordable Housing